The Highest Grossing Movies of All Time. The magic of a movie theater cannot be compared to anything. It is for this reason that some films have managed to achieve stratospheric collections. Let’s see how much the highest-grossing movies in history grossed.
The viewing characteristics that the cinema offers us cannot be achieved at home, for this reason, it is still a great claim, moving a large number of people. The highest-grossing releases worldwide reach very high economic collections, hundreds of millions of dollars.
No one wants to miss the premiere of their favorite saga or be able to see the special effects on the big screen. In this article, we mention the 15 Hollywood’s highest-grossing movies of all time that have generated the most money worldwide.
Which movies have grossed the most at the box office?
Despite the new platforms that allow us to watch series and movies from home, the cinema continues to be a great attraction, since no one gives the possibility of watching the film with the sound and image effects that the cinema facilities allow you. Let’s see what have been the highest grossing movies of all time (worldwide) that have raised the most money.
15 Highest Grossing Movies of All Time in the History
Star Wars Episode VIII-The Last Jedi: $1.332 Billion
The eighth installment of the Star Wars saga, which was released in 2017, was directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It managed to place itself in fifteenth place with 1,332 million dollars of collection. This film follows the confrontation between the Resistance led by Leia Organa against the First Order, who are in a moment of great power.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Part II): $1.342 Billion
The latest installment of the Harry Potter saga was released in 2011, directed by David Yates and produced by Warner Bros, this popular plot that brings to life the characters of the books written by JK Rowling raised a total of 1,342 million dollars. In the second part of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, we will see how the group led by Harry Potter faces Voldemort and his entourage in the final battle.
Black Panther: $1.347 Billion
Black Panther released in 2018 was directed by Ryan Coogler and produced by Walt Disney Studios, reaching a collection of 1,347 million dollars. This film, based on the Marvel character Black Panther, narrates how the protagonist T’Challa, who is Black Panther, must fight against an ancient enemy who wants to steal Vibranium, a powerful metal that is only found in Wakanda, where T ‘Challa is queen.
Avengers Age of Ultron: $1.402 Billion
This second installment of the Avengers was released in 2015 and was directed by Joss Whedon and produced by Marvel Studios. With a collection of 1,402 million dollars, it manages to be in position number twelve on the list of films that generated the most money. The film recounts the confrontation of the group of superheroes known as the Vendors against a dangerous artificial intelligence, called Ultron, who wants to destroy the Earth.
Frozen II: $1.45 Billion
The second installment of Frozen was released in 2019, directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It managed to raise more dollars than the first part, with a total of 1,450 million dollars. The film tells how Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Sven, and Kristoff embark on a journey to describe the origin of Elsa’s powers and thus be able to save her kingdom.
Fast and Furious 7: $1.515 Billion
The seventh installment of the Fast and Furious saga directed by James Wan and produced by Universal Studios, was released in theaters in 2015, grossing 1,515 million dollars. This installment stands out from the others as it was made to pay tribute to the late actor Paul Walker, one of the protagonists of the saga.
In this movie we see car races again, protagonists in all the sagas, and how the group led by Dominic Toretto faces Deckard Shaw, who wants to avenge what they did to his brother, who is in the hospital.
The Avengers: $1.520 Billion
The first installment of Avengers, released in 2012, could also be among the top 15 highest-grossing films in history, with a collection of 1,518 million dollars. In this case, the director was Joss Whedon and the producer was Marvel Studios. It has some of the actors already mentioned in the other films of this saga such as Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson. In this film, we see how the superheroes come together for the first time to form the Avengers group and thus be able to fight against the evil god of Asgard, Loki.
The Lion King: $1.663 Billion
This well-known Disney movie was released in theaters again in 2019, this time presenting the characters more realistically, using computer-generated images to create more life-like animals. This new installment directed by Jon Favreau raised a total of 1,662 million dollars.
The plot recounts the life of the lion named Simba, who will be the next king of the jungle, and how he must face the evil Scar. Also noteworthy is the participation of the well-known singer Beyoncé who gave voice to the lioness Nala when she is an adult.
Jurassic World: $1.671 Billion
The Jurassic World movie was released in 2015, with Collin Trevorrow directing and Steven Spielberg producing. The film is in seventh place in the ranking of the highest grossing releases, with a collection of 1,670 million dollars. The two lead actors are Chris Pratt, who plays Owen Grady, and Bryce Dallas Howard, who plays Dr. Claire Dearing.
The plot takes place on the same island where the Jurassic Park movie takes place, released in 1993, is known as Isla Nublar. The park is still inhabited by dinosaurs created by humans using the cloning method. The island will no longer be safe when a dangerous dinosaur named Indominus Rex manages to escape from the park.
Spider-Man No Way Home: $1.876 Billion
The Spider-Man: No Way Home movie was directed by Jon Watts and produced by Sony Pictures and Columbia Pictures. It is the most recent film, it was released in 2021, and was chosen among the 15 highest-grossing films worldwide with a collection of 1,876 million dollars.
This installment of Spider-Man, starring the popular actor Tom Holland, tells how Peter Parker, who is Spider-man, to make his identity secret again, asks Doctor Strange for help. What they did not count on is that the multiverse would break and five villains would appear that Spider-Man must face.
Avenger Infinity War: $2.048 Billion
Avenger: Infinity War, like Avengers: Endgame, was directed by the Russo brothers and produced by Walt Disney Studios. It premiered in 2018 and managed to raise 2,048 million dollars worldwide. As we will also see in the sequel to this film, in this film they will also deal with the confrontation between the Avengers and Thanos, to get the Infinity Stones.
Star Wars Episode VII The Force Awakens: $2.069 Billion
Star Wars Episode VII: Awakening was directed by Jeffrey Jacob Abrams and produced by Walt Disney Pictures, it was released in theaters on December 18, 2015. This film is the seventh installment of the famous Stars Wars saga.
In this way, apart from the new actors who will star in the film, some characters from previous installments also reappear, such as the one played by the well-known actor Harrison Ford. The film is in fourth place in the ranking of the most-watched films in the cinema, worldwide, with a collection of 2,069 million dollars.
In this installment, the well-known characters Leia, Chiwaka, Han Solo, and R2-D2, after the fall of the Galactic Empire and while Luke Skywalker is missing, fight together with the Resistance to defeat the First Order.
Titanic: $2.201 Billion
In 1997, Titanic was released, a film directed by the aforementioned James Cameron and produced by 20th Century Fox. The film achieved great success, currently being the third highest-grossing film worldwide, with 2,201 million dollars collected. It starred Leonardo Dicaprio and Kate Winslet, assuming a huge increase in popularity for them.
The film narrates real and fictitious events. It is about the well-known sinking of the Titanic ocean liner, a fact that happened in real life, and the love story between Jack Dawson and Rose Dewitt Bukater, which is an invented story.
Avengers Endgame: $2.798 Billion
The Avengers: Endgame movie was shown in theaters in 2019, it was directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and produced by Marvel Studios. It is a superhero-themed movie that brings together different well-known characters, such as Iron Man or Hulk, to form the Avengers group. Renowned actors such as Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, and Mark Ruffalo participated.
The film is positioned in second place in the ranking of the highest grossing worldwide with a collection of 2,798 million dollars. The plot narrates how the Avengers group travels to different moments in the past to recover some Gems that were destroyed and to be able to finish off Thanos.
Avatar: $2.847 Billion
The Avatar film written, directed, and produced by James Cameron premiered on the big screen in 2009, and is currently the highest-grossing film of all time in the world, with a sum of 2,847 million dollars. The production company was 20th Century Fox and the distributor was Walt Disney Studios. The two leading actors were Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington.
It is a futuristic film, the events take place in 2154 on a satellite of the planet Polyphemus, called Pandora. The satellite is inhabited by creatures called na’vi, with features similar to humans but with a different way of acting and communicating. These beings protect a mineral that would be very useful to humans to put an end to energy problems.
In this way, the plot tells how the protagonist Jake Sully, who is human, must join the Navi tribes to convince them to give them the ore. Faced with the refusal to give in to the claim of human beings, Jake must choose who to support his species or the tribe that belongs to the woman with whom he has fallen in love.
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